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Francis J. Czlapinski


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Francis J. Czlapinski Obituary


Francis J. Czlapinski, 95, of Deep River, died on May 23rd in Middletown. He was the widower of Jennie Giza Czlapinski. He is survived by his sons Ronald and his wife Debbie of Ivoryton and Frank of Vernon; and his daughter-in-law Meredith Friend of Lyme; his siblings Betty Atkinson of Durham, Mary Ann Fuchs and her husband Tom of Stratford, Lucille Olszewski of Torrington, Eddie Czlapinski of New Britain and his sister-in-law Pat Czlapinski of Vermont; his 5 beautiful granddaughters Rebecca, Kara, Amy, Mercedes and Micheline; and his great granddaughter Olivia who he adored; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three sisters Helen Kokoski, Natalie Kosiba, and Genevieve Lozinski and four brothers Walter, Zigmond, Joseph, and John. Frank retired from Uarco in Deep River after working over 35 years. As a young man, he served in the Merchant Marines. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and served many years as treasurer for the Sobieski Club. He was an avid fisherman who enjoyed his weekend trips to Vermont with the guys and earned a Life Membership into the Essex Sportsman's Club. Frank enjoyed his crossword puzzles, playing cards and cribbage and was a loyal Red Sox fan to the end. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday May 28th from 5-7 pm at Swan Funeral Home, 1224 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook. The funeral procession will assemble at 9:30am on Thursday at the funeral home and will proceed to a 11am Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph Church, 48 Middlesex Ave., Chester. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a . To sign the online guest book visit www.swanfuneralhomeoldsaybrook.com.


Published in The Hartford Courant on May 27, 2014
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